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Study Wildlife Management at Otago

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Overview

A one-year Postgraduate Diploma in Wildlife Management is open not only to graduates in Zoology  or Ecology but also to non-graduates with appropriate practical experience.

For further information see the subject entry for Zoology.

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Contact details

Email zoology@otago.ac.nz

Qualifications

Papers

See the full list of Wildlife Management (WILM) papers.

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Programme Requirements

Postgraduate Diploma in Wildlife Management (PGDipWLM)

Papers

The programme shall consist of 120 points comprising:

  • WILM 401 Principles of Wildlife Management
  • WILM 402 Techniques of Wildlife Management
  • Plus at least 80 points from WILM, ZOOL and other 400-level papers

Notes: Must include WILM 404 (or equivalent) if ZOOL 316 has not been passed previously.
A candidate may be exempted from some of the required papers as prescribed above on the basis of previous study.

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Master of Science (MSc) in Wildlife Management

Papers and Thesis

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Master of Wildlife Management (MWLM)

Papers
  • WILM 401 Principles of Wildlife Management

  • WILM 402 Techniques of Wildlife Management

  • WILM 501 Wildlife Management Research Placement

  • Papers worth at least 100 points from 400-level WILM, ZOOL, and other 400-level papers

    Note: Every programme of study must include WILM 404 (or equivalent) if ZOOL 316 has not been passed previously, and must include WILM 406 if 300-level course work in Conservation Biology has not been taken previously.

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